Red Heat: Contemporary Works in Clay

Thursday, September 27, 2012, 05:00 PM to Thursday, October 25, 04:30 PM

This event is free and open to the public.

RedHeat 2012The University of Tulsa, School of Art presents Red Heat: Contemporary Works in Clay in the Alexandre Hogue Gallery September 27 through October 25.

This biannual juried exhibit showcases contemporary ceramic work by artists from across the United States. Red Heat is Oklahoma's only national juried ceramic exhibit and is a great opportunity for the TU Campus and Tulsa/Oklahoma art community to see contemporary ceramic work.

The 2012 Red Heat juror, Virginia Scotchie,  has selected 45 to 60 ceramic pieces for the exhibit. Cash awards will be given to three of the artists for outstanding ceramic work in the exhibit.

Scotchie is a ceramic artist and area head of ceramics at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina.  She holds a B.F.A. in ceramics from UNC Chapel Hill and in 1985 completed her Master of Fine Arts at Alfred University in New York. Virginia exhibits her work extensively throughout the United States and abroad, and has received numerous awards including the Sydney Meyer Fund International Ceramics Premiere Award from Shepparton Museum in Victoria, Australia. She has lectured internationally on her work and has been an Artist-in-Residence in Taiwan, Italy, Australia, and the Netherlands. Her clay forms reside in public and private collections including the Yingee Ceramic Museum in Taiwan and the FLICAM Museum in China. Reviews about her work appear in numerous ceramic publications.

Scotchie will lecture on her work on September 27 from 4 to 5 pm in the Jerri Jones Lecture Hall in Phillips Hall. A reception and will follow in the Hogue Gallery from 5 to 7 pm.  Awards will be announced at this time.

Exhibit Slideshow.

Mary Whitney